Tag: OPS

Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

An article by posted on October 6, 2014 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Is Out Of Options

Kirk Nieuwenhuis will be entering his fourth MLB season in 2015, and at age 27 he’s now a fringe player who has run out of options. As Mike Vorkunov of NJ.com points out, Nieuwenhuis is entering this season without a starting position available and is most likely fighting for a roster spot as a fourth outfielder […]

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Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

An article by posted on July 27, 2014 0 Comments
Di-JEST: The MMO Chat You Missed

OK.  Truth be told you didn’t miss this Mets Merized chat on account of the fact that it never happened.  Here’s the back-story. I’m a sucker for online chats and read them at MLB Trade Rumors, Baseball Prospectus, FanGraphs, and wherever else I stumble upon them.   I don’t know why I bother since I rarely […]

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Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

An article by posted on June 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Minors Notes: Nimmo, Matz Could Be Heading to Binghamton

The St. Lucie Mets are nearing this season’s first-half title of the Florida State League.  What does that mean?  Adam Rubin of ESPN mentions that Mets prospects Brandon Nimmo and Steven Matz, should be on the move to Binghamton, which could happen as early as the end of the week. Nimmo, 21, has played in […]

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Collin Cowgill – A Mets Offensive Measuring Stick

An article by posted on June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Collin Cowgill – A Mets Offensive Measuring Stick

Collin Cowgill, remember him? Cowgill was the starting Met center fielder for a brief time last season– the opening day starter who hit a grand slam home run. I noticed a headline in the MLB Morning Line Up the other day, “Cowgill’s Walk-off in 14th Gives Halos Fifth Straight W” and wondered what was going […]

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Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

An article by posted on June 10, 2014 0 Comments
Is Lucas Duda Hitting His Stride?

With all of the struggles the Mets have had over the past couple of weeks, it is easy to overlook anything positive.  Some positives can be more obvious than others but they are out there. One thing that seems to be encouraging is the performance of Lucas Duda.  Although his statistics over the last 10 […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Dave Hudgens and The Mets´ Way

An article by posted on April 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Dave Hudgens and The Mets´ Way

An MMO Fan Shot by Dave in Spain  Dave Hudgens has been the Mets´ hitting coach since 2011. He and the Mets´ braintrust are proponents of a high- OBP approach, and being patiently aggressive. Here is the progression of the ranking of Mets OBP in MLB under Hudgens´ tenure: 2011 – 6th 2012 – 20th […]

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Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

An article by posted on April 8, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Alter Meal Schedule In Attempt To Improve Home Record

In an attempt to get the team winning at home, the Mets brass have decided to make adjustments to their food service in an attempt to break their losing ways at Citi Field. Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal explains:  For the Mets, leaving New York means escaping their personal haunted house—a black hole […]

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MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An article by posted on April 1, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Shot: Should Mets Have Made the Ike Davis for Matt Joyce Trade?

An MMO Fan Shot by Adam AKA Schnitzer’s Marble Rye Should the Mets have traded Ike Davis for Matt Joyce? After watching a spring training filled with injuries, inconsistency, and still no clear cut answers at the first base position, I’m wondering if Sandy Alderson made a mistake by not pulling the trigger on a […]

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Chris Young, Low and Away

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young, Low and Away

It is a tough predicament when you have a true weakness. Nowadays, with data available on every facet of the game, there is no way to hide it. Chris Young must know this. When a blogger, like me, sitting on my couch at home can find out how to pitch to Young’s weakness, then surely opposing pitchers […]

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Mets Sign 1B Chris Garcia To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on February 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Sign 1B Chris Garcia To Minor League Deal

Looks like the Mets just signed first baseman Chris Garcia to a minor league deal. Garcia, who you could follow at @ChrisGarcia2424, announced the news on Twitter. The 26-year old Brooklyn, New York native missed the entire 2013 season due to injury, but batted .285/.408/.431 in 411 AB with the Single-A affiliate of the Braves in […]

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